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Petroleum Reserves Data Shows Decline In Gas Reserves

Thursday, 13 July 2023, 11:22 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has today released annual data detailing the amount of oil and gas expected to be available in existing petroleum fields. This year’s data, supplied to MBIE by both onshore and offshore permit ... More >>

Dr Gill Jolly Joins MBIE As Chief Science Advisor

Wednesday, 12 July 2023, 11:20 am | MBIE

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment has announced the appointment of Dr Gill Jolly to the role of Chief Science Advisor for MBIE. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2307/44409f17367f5aa18eac.jpeg" width="480" height="720"> “We are thrilled to welcome ... More >>

Release Of Independent Review Into Out Of Hours Immigration Visits

Monday, 10 July 2023, 2:03 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The head of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has committed to continuing a pause on out of hours visits to residential addresses by compliance officers for deportation purposes following the release of an independent review ... More >>

Unregistered Motor Vehicle Seller Convicted And Fined

Thursday, 6 July 2023, 10:54 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

A Tauranga man has been fined $3,500 after he was convicted of breaching the Motor Vehicle Sales Act 2003 (MVSA). The unregistered motor vehicle seller was convicted after a Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) investigation charged ... More >>

MBIE Announces Banking Services Panel

Wednesday, 5 July 2023, 10:14 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The New Zealand Government Procurement (NZGP) branch of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has today announced an updated All-of-Government (AoG) panel providing a range of banking services to government agencies until 30 ... More >>

Isolation And Quarantine Functions To Move To Health System On 1 July 2023

Friday, 30 June 2023, 10:25 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

On 1 July 2023, national quarantine and isolation capability NQC (formally known as MIQ) will transfer back to the health system. In June 2020, Cabinet agreed that overall responsibility for Managed Isolation and Quarantine (MIQ) would be transferred ... More >>

New Analysis Shows 110,000 Households Unable To Afford To Heat Their Homes

Tuesday, 27 June 2023, 11:06 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

About 110,000 households could not afford to keep their homes adequately warm for the year ending June 2022, with Māori and Pacific households, renters and low-income households more likely to experience energy hardship, analysis released today shows. ... More >>

MBIE Opens Consultation On Customer And Product Data Bill

Thursday, 22 June 2023, 8:55 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) is seeking feedback on an exposure draft of the Customer and Product Data Bill, which will allow customers to safely access and exchange data held about them. “Each time customers interact ... More >>

New Requirements For Fog Cannon Subsidy Scheme Providers To Align With Police’s Retail Crime Prevention Programme

Monday, 19 June 2023, 3:08 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

As part of the $11m increase in funding for the Fog Cannon Subsidy Scheme, MBIE is introducing further requirements for providers. This is to ensure fog cannons installed under the subsidy scheme can integrate with Police’s Retail Crime Prevention ... More >>

MBIE & Startup Genome Launch Ecosystem Report

Monday, 19 June 2023, 5:13 am | MBIE

New Zealand is celebrated in the world’s premier report on startup and economic enrichment - showing 103% growth in ecosystem value   The 2023 Global Startup Ecosystem Report (GSER) by Startup Genome and the Global Entrepreneurship Network ... More >>

Digital Boost Hits Another Milestone In Supporting Small Businesses To Become Digitally Enabled

Thursday, 15 June 2023, 11:02 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Digital Boost platform has hit another milestone with over 60,000 registered users, offering small kiwi businesses digital expertise at their fingertips. The government-funded platform is run in partnership with the Ministry of Business, Innovation ... More >>

MBIE Announces Three Appointments To The Commerce Commission

Friday, 2 June 2023, 12:50 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has today announced the appointments of Bryan Chapple and Vhari McWha as Commissioners, and Rakihia Tau as an Associate Commissioner of the Commerce Commission. “Bryan Chapple and Vhari ... More >>

MBIE Announces New Commerce Commission Appointment

Tuesday, 30 May 2023, 12:08 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has today announced that Loretta Lovell has been appointed as an associate member of the Commerce Commission. “This appointment will take effect on 31 May 2023” said Andrew Hume, General ... More >>

Facebook Motor Vehicle Seller Convicted And Fined

Tuesday, 23 May 2023, 4:38 pm | MBIE

Jessie Gettins was sentenced at the Auckland District Court to a $13,000 fine after being found guilty of one charge of carrying on the business of motor vehicle trading without being registered, in breach of the Motor Vehicle Sales Act 2003 (MVSA). The ... More >>

Manuka Honey Certification Mark Application Unsuccessful

Monday, 22 May 2023, 10:07 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand (IPONZ) has published its decision on the opposition to the ‘MANUKA HONEY’ trade mark application. The decision refuses the application to register ‘MANUKA HONEY’ as a certification mark. It ... More >>

Consumers Know Their Rights, But Confidence In Protection Regime Falls

Friday, 19 May 2023, 11:33 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

New Zealand’s only national survey of consumer data shows consumers know laws exist to protect their basic consumer rights, but confidence in the broader consumer protection regime has fallen. The survey was first commissioned in 2016 by Consumer ... More >>

Terms Of Reference Released For Review Into Out Of Hours Immigration Visits

Tuesday, 16 May 2023, 5:49 pm | MBIE

The head of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has released the Terms of Reference for the recently announced review into out of hours visits carried out by immigration officers for deportation purposes. Carolyn Tremain says ... More >>

eInvoicing Becoming The New Norm For New Zealand Businesses

Wednesday, 10 May 2023, 11:12 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

With more than 8,000 businesses across New Zealand registered to receive eInvoices and this number growing daily, eInvoicing is fast becoming the new norm. Importantly, the list of large businesses leading the way is growing. Big players, including the ... More >>

MBIE Announces Review Into Out Of Hours Immigration Compliance Visits

Friday, 5 May 2023, 7:15 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The head of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has announced that a review is to be held into out of hours compliance visits carried out by Immigration New Zealand (INZ). Carolyn Tremain says the review, by Mike Heron KC, will consider ... More >>

Changes To The Building Code For Plumbing And Drainage And Protection From Fire

Thursday, 4 May 2023, 11:19 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) is amending acceptable solutions and verification methods to ensure the safety and wellbeing of New Zealanders when it comes to plumbing, drainage, and protection from fire. “The changes are ... More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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